Chaplain at Kindred Hospice in Midland, Texas

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 17 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Responsibilities

We’re looking for a Chaplain to join our team.

 

You will report directly to the Administrator or Executive Director. You will be responsible for the spiritual services provided to hospice patients and families.


  • Participates in developing the interdisciplinary care plan.

  • Visits patients/families identified as appropriate for spiritual care services and provides direct spiritual support, counsel, prayer, and ministry as appropriate.

  • Assists members of the interdisciplinary team in understanding the significant spiritual concerns related to the patient/family response to dying.

  • Serves as liaison and resource for community spiritual leaders in dealing with hospice patient/family.

Qualifications

The candidate must meet ONE of the following requirements:



    • BS or BA in theology, religion, human services, counseling, psychology, or sociology from a college or university and/or as required by state-specific regulations.

    • A Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, theology or divinity from a college or university and/or as required by state-specific regulations. (Preferred.)

    • A minimum of one unit of Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE)-accredited CPE.

    • Note a degree received from an accredited college/university is preferred. If the degree is received from a non-accredited college or university, AVPO approval is required prior to hire.

Additional Experience: 


  • Two years of active work in spiritual care ministry/ program, one unit of pastoral education (per state requirements, if indicated), and demonstrated ability to work with patients, families, and community spiritual leaders of various denominations/beliefs is required.

  • Three years of active work in hospice spiritual care support and one year of clinical pastoral education is preferred.